Retail Sales in Japan decreased 1 percent in November of 2018 over the previous month. Retail Sales MoM in Japan averaged 0 percent from 1992 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 8.30 percent in March of 2014 and a record low of -13.70 percent in April of 1997.
Retail Sales MoM in Japan is expected to be 0.80 percent by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Retail Sales MoM in Japan to stand at 0.07 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Japan Retail Sales MoM is projected to trend around 1.20 percent in 2020, according to our econometric models.